In a sign of today’s transforming financial landscape, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, raked in more profits than Germany’s biggest bank, Deutsche, in the first quarter of 2018.
This year, in the first quarter of 2018, Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank and one of Europe’s leading financial institutions, recorded a profit of $146 million. Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, recorded a profit of $200 million.
Binance Vs. Deutsche Bank
Binance surpassed Germany’s largest and one of Europe’s biggest banks in profitability. Binance, a cryptocurrency startup that was non-existent merely 8 months ago beat out a leading bank that was established 148 years ago. A startup with 200 employees beat out a banking giant with 100,000 employees.